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August/September 2014 (vol. 11/2)

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THOR – the strength of OH data, Part 1

Part 1: The Health and Occupation Research (THOR) network

Summary:

Manchester University’s Centre for Occupational and Environmental Health has been collecting occupational health surveillance data for a quarter of a century. In this two-part article, Melanie Carder and Raymond Agius explain the contribution that the THOR network, along with its various predecessors, has made to occupational health, and how practitioners can both contribute and benefit from it.

THE Health and Occupation Research (THOR) network is a UK-wide surveillance scheme hosted by the Centre for Occupational and Environmental Health (COEH) at the University of Manchester. The network has been…

Dr Melanie Carder is a research fellow at Manchester University and the THOR project manager. Professor Raymond Agius is professor of occupational and environmental medicine and the director of COEH at Manchester University.

Author: Carder M, Agius, R

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Occupational Health at Work August/September 2014 (vol. 11/2) pp22-25

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